American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation.

A couple of years before he was convicted of securities fraud, Martin Shkreli was the chief executive of a pharmaceutical company that acquired the rights to Daraprim, a lifesaving antiparasitic drug. Previously the drug cost $13. Read full Article

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Maths and tech specialists need Hippocratic oath, says academic

Mathematicians, computer engineers and scientists in related fields should take a Hippocratic oath to protect the public from powerful new technologies under development in laboratories and tech firms, a leading researcher has said. Read full Article

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‘Homo sapiens is an obsolete algorithm’: Yuval Noah Harari on how data could eat the world

There’s an emerging market called Dataism, which venerates neither gods nor man – it worships data. From a Dataist perspective, we may interpret the entire human species as a single data-processing system, with individual humans serving as its chips. Read full Article

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Yuval Harari: “Human beings are all algorithms!”

Published in around thirty languages, with millions of copies sold, ‘Sapiens, A Brief History of Humankind’ traces the evolution of Homo sapiens, combining history and science and both delving back into our past and looking into our future. Read full Article

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Artificial intelligence is no silver bullet for governance

Gain a global perspective on the US and go beyond with curated news and analysis from 600 journalists in 50+ countries covering politics, business, innovation, trends and more. Read full Article

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